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FDR and Focused Leadership

On December 7, 1941, Japan unleashed an unprovoked attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. 2,402 American service personnel were killed, as were 57 civilians. 1,113 more words

Pearl Harbor

I received a free Kindle copy of this book from Net Galley and Scribner, the publisher. This was with the understanding that I would write a review and post it on Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon and Barnes and Noble. 206 more words


How an affair, ill health shaped the best president in the last 100 years

FDR, photographed with his granddaughter, in one of the rare photos showing him in his wheelchair Editor’s note: This is the 32nd entry in the writer’s project to read one book about each of the U.S. 16 more words


Ed Rendell: Some Very Effective Presidents Were Sick In Office

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell defended Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton after she collapsed while leaving a ceremony at ground zero on 9/11 and later revealed she is suffering from pneumonia, saying Clinton is in fine health otherwise. 415 more words

Heard On

6 tips for writing a powerful political campaign speech

2016 has been a busy year for the election process globally — from Iceland to Equatorial Guinea; from Australia to Peru. And with the stretched-out US Presidential race, it feels as if we’ve been in ‘election cycle’ for some time. 1,228 more words

Plain English

Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance

I received a free Kindle copy of this book courtesy of Net Galley and Open Road Media, the publisher. It was with the understanding that I would publish a review on Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my blog. 272 more words


Let’s be real here “The disability people get the bum jobs, the jobs able people do not want”. This area of helping disability people in to jobs has to start with the Government – yes our own State and Federal Governments. 775 more words